Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 569 probate year 1927

Will of Margaret Lehr


This is the last Will & testament of me, Margaret Lehr of St. John's East, Widow, made by me on this the day of July, 1925.

I hereby revoke all former Wills made by me.

I appoint Rt. Rev. Mons. McDermott executor of this my Will.

I bequeath three five hundred dollars to the Cemetery Committee at Washington Connecticut where my late husband M. Lock Wing is buried to be devoted to the upkeep of his grave.

I bequeath to Mrs Ann Anderson three hundred dollars.

I bequeath to Miss Nellie Cantwell Two hundred dollars, my jet, Coral and Amber Necklaces and my Mink Neckpiece & Mink fur Muff.

I bequeath to Mrs. James Cantwell Two hundred dollars and in the event of her predeceasing me I bequeath the said Two hundred dollars to Miss Mollie Cantwell.

I bequeath the Curio Cabinet and contents which is now at the house of Mrs. James Cantwell to the Archbishop.

I desire that all my remaining property, goods & chattels jewellry & everything I possess be sold & the proceeds given to the Archbishop for the use of the diocese.


Signed Published & Declared by the testatrix as and for her last Will in presence of us who in her presence and in the presence of each other hereunto subscribe our names as witnesses.

T. P. Halley Solicitor Renouf Bldg St. John's.

George Phillips 86 Gower St. St. John's.

CORRECT. William F. Lloyd Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat March 28th 1927. Warren J. Probate granted to Rt. Rev Mong McDermott. March 29/27. Estate sworn at $15,894.65

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